IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

How does generational diversity contribute to the organizational dynamic? An empirical view

  • Djabi, Mélia
  • Shimada, Sakura
Registered author(s):

    Continuity and change are at the core of intergenerational diversity. By linking the literature on generations with the concept of dynamic capabilities, the aim of this paper is to offer a better understanding of how intergenerational relationship contribute to the organizational dynamic. The literature on generations leads to a multi-dimensional and multi-level conceptual framework of generational diversity in the workplace, and dynamic capabilities approach links intergenerational relationship and organizational issues. A qualitative case study of a French national state-owned railway company validates, illustrates our framework and offers a deep understanding of the process of intergenerational transfer, its generational antecedents and its organizational results.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Paper provided by Paris Dauphine University in its series Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine with number 123456789/13125.

    in new window

    Date of creation: Jul 2013
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:dau:papers:123456789/13125
    Contact details of provider: Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:dau:papers:123456789/13125. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alexandre Faure)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.